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junco

Saltos de línea: junco
Pronunciación: /ˈdʒʌŋkəʊ
 
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Definición de junco en inglés:

sustantivo (plural juncos or juncoes)

A North American songbird related to the buntings, with mainly grey and brown plumage.
  • Genus Junco, family Emberizidae (subfamily Emberizinae): three or four species
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • On the lake itself, we mainly saw the same woodpeckers, gulls, goldfinch, robins, waxwings, juncos, and other common birds spotted last year.
  • The seeds of this columbine are sought after by small birds, such as song sparrows, juncos, and many others.
  • ‘We're already seeing robins, goldfinches, juncos and pine siskens,’ she said, and staffers have heard a few bluebirds lately.

Origen

early 18th century (originally 'reed bunting'): from Spanish, from Latin juncus 'rush, reed'.

Palabras que riman con junco

bunco, unco

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